15 scary facts about lack of sleep

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — You just enjoyed a long Thanksgiving weekend, so presumably you’re fairly well-rested, right? If not, prepare to be scared by some facts unleashed in a new more…

100 missing brains found in Texas

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) The case of the missing 100 brains in Texas has been solved, officials said on Wednesday. And, no, this is not a joke. The brains, more…

Surgeon disciplined for removing wrong kidney

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER) Two years ago in February, a 59-year-old federal inmate went under the knife at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton to have his diseased left more…

U.S. designates 35 hospitals as Ebola centers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — State health officials have designated 35 U.S. hospitals as Ebola treatment centers, a move that will at least triple the number of beds available to treat more…

Will getting blood kill you next time?

by Bob Unruh --   Federal advisory board officials this week are considering whether or not to recommend to the full Food and Drug Administration a change in policy that would allow more…

Mindfulness helps teens cope with stress, anxiety

by -NO AUTHOR- -- PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As the morning school bell rings and students rush through crowded corridors, teenagers in one Portland classroom settle onto mats and meditation pillows. They more…

Nearsightedness 'becomes epidemic'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WTOP) — For Christine Wildsoet, a professor of vision science and optometry at the University of California--Berkeley, the coffee shop hosts some of the worst offenders. There are more…